Events & Talks


The Center for Race and Public Education in the South is host to a series of events including lectures, symposia and an annual Summer Teachers Institute. 

Past Events

  • Symposium: Re-envisioning Race and Education in the New South


    October 9-10, 2018, we will host Gloria Ladson-Billings, the Kellner Family Distinguished Professor of Urban Education in the Department of Curriculum and Instruction and faculty affiliate in the Department of Educational Policy Studies at the University of Wisconsin, Madison, James D. Anderson is dean of the College of Education, the Edward William and Jane Marr Gutgsell Professor of Education; and affiliate Professor of History at the University of Illinois and others at a 2-day symposium.

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  • 2017-18 Walter N. Ridley Lecture


    A Lecture by Beverly D. Tatum, President Emerita of Spelman College
    April 10 @ 4pm
    Newcomb Hall Theater

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  • 2017-18: Rachel Wahl Lecture


    The Pen Mightier than the Sword? Educational Approaches to Transforming Police-Community Relations
    March 13 @ 12pm
    Holloway Hall in Bavaro Hall

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  • 2017-18: Ibram X. Kendi Lecture


    Racist Ideas in America: From Slavery to Black Lives Matter
    March 23 @ 2pm
    University Baptist Church

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